‘Only the Brave’ opens Friday

‘Only the Brave’ opens Friday

WEST JEFFERSON-“All men are created equal…then, a few become firefighters.”That’s the tag line from Sony Pictures upcoming rel...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report Oct. 13-20

Ashe County Arrest Report Oct. 13-20

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Friday, Oct. 13 through Friday, Oct. 20. Th...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Car sinks in Ashe Park pond

Car sinks in Ashe Park pond

JEFFERSON-A fun day in the sun ended in tragedy Thursday when a van sunk in the Ashe Park pond and a longtime family pet was lost.The accident occurre...

October 19th, 2017 updated: October 20th, 2017. |  


Teen allegedly kills baby pig

GLENDALE SPRINGS-An Ashe County teen is facing a charge of cruelty to animals after he allegedly “unlawfully and willfully” killed a baby ...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Accused animal abuser fails to appear in court

ASHE COUNTY-A Glendale Springs man accused of failing to provide care for various breeds of dogs was arrested Tuesday evening for failure to appear in...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Town remembers G.C. Green

Town remembers G.C. Green

WEST JEFFERSON-G.C. Green was more than just a hardware man.He was also a great promoter of the town of West Jefferson and a champion of local merchan...

October 17th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


‘Not a good situation’

‘Not a good situation’

TODD-Out with the old and in with the new.That was the order of the night in Todd as community members voted to sack remaining Todd Volunteer Fire &am...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Osborne due back in court Nov. 16

JEFFERSON-A former Ashe County Parks and Recreation employee accused of secretly trying to film two females at a Family Central changing area in April...

October 17th, 2017 |  


The peculiar case of Michael Scarlett

The peculiar case of Michael Scarlett

BAYBORO-Today, Michael Scarlett contemplates life behind three concrete walls and a set of swollen steel bars.He’s remained in his state maintai...

October 16th, 2017 |  


CWW offers mobile health solution to its customers

WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, has announced that it has launched offer a Mobile H...

October 16th, 2017 |